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TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)

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Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques

North Metropolitan TAFE offers courses to train you in the use of TIG or gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) processes. You'll gain professional techniques to work with a variety of ferrous and non ferrous materials so you can manufacture and assemble projects in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel.

You'll start with recognising hazards, the safe use of the welding equipment and welding terminology and defects.  You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique to develop your skills. 

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own TIG welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Classes are run over five evenings, 5:30pm - 9:00pm 

2023 course dates

Wednesdays (5 weeks, 5:30pm to 9:00pm)
19/4 - 17/5
19/7 - 16/8
8/11 - 6/12

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Study options and next steps

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Semester 2, 2023

Midland - On Campus

When Semester 2, 2023
Where Midland
How On campus

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